LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has been operated by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under a lease with the City of New York since June 1, 1947. LGA is located in the Borough of Queens, New York City, bordering on Flushing Bay and Bowery Bay. LGA consists of 680 acres and 72 aircraft gates. The airport is 12.7 feet above sea level. There are two main runways, 4-22 and 13-31. Each is 7,000 feet long by 150 feet wide.
Runway 4-22 is a bi-directional instrument runway, and is grooved and equipped with centerline and edge lighting. Takeoffs are permitted with visibility lower than a quarter of a mile, and landings on Runway 22 with visibility less than half a mile. Navigational aids in the 22 approach include an Instrument Lighting System (ILS), an Approach Lighting System (ALS), Touchdown Zone Lighting (TDZ), Runway End Indicator Light System (REILS), and Visual Approach Slope Indicator System (VASI). Runway 4 is equipped with an ILS, an Approach Lighting System and Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI).
Runway 13-31 is equipped with REILS at both ends, and an ILS and ALS serving Runway 13. A VASI (3 bar for wide-bodied aircraft) system serves Runway 31, and conventional VASI serves Runway 13. The runway is equipped with centerline and edge lighting, and like Runway 4-22, is grooved for added traction during wet weather.Takeoffs are permitted with visibility lower than a quarter of a mile, and landings on Runway 13 with a half mile visibility.
This is the current weather in New York, La Guardia Airport, United States:
This is a report for New York, La Guardia Airport, United States. The report was made 476 hours and 38 minutes ago, at 05:51 UTC. The wind was blowing at a speed of 6.9 miles per hour (3.1 meters per second) from east/northeast (070°). The temperature was 72 °F (22 °C), with a dew-point at 64 °F (18 °C). The temperature feels like 73 °F (23 °C). The atmospheric pressure was 30.05 inHg (1018 hPa). The relative humidity was 78.1%. There were broken clouds at a height of 6000 feet (1829 meter) and broken clouds at a height of 25000 feet (7620 meter). The overall visibility was 10.0 miles (16.1 kilometers).
KLGA 020551Z 07006KT 10SM BKN060 BKN250 22/18 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T02220178 10250 20222 56003 $
|Total logged Flights||...............||18748|
|Total Flight Hours||...............||25270.96|
|Average Flight Time||...............||1.35|